02 Apr Three of the most desolate places.
You would be hard pushed to survive in any of the following places (although humans have done it, if only for a short time. These are considered to be the harshest and most desolate environments known to the human race. Some of it is natural but one is totally man made. If it is a human situation then the services of a Land Remediation Service might well be in order. Let’s have a look at where they are.
- Antarctica – Cold, desolate this place is a persistent winter desert where it hasn’t rained in forever, worse than a sand desert. Apart from some sparse research stations of hardy scientists no one lives here at all.
- Pripyat, Ukraine – In 1986 one of the Reactors at the Chernobyl Nuclear power station containment lid blew off exposing the radioactive core to the elements. A cloud of radioactive material infected an area some 30 km around the power station including the town and it’s population. The town is uninhabitable as the exclusion zone as everything in it is still irradiated.
- Death Valley Nevada. One of the hottest places on earth the Valley is now part of a national park. It was so named because it brought about the end of thousands of settlers looking to take advantage of the California Gold rush.